Network Security - Article Archives - Page 257

A Holey Reality

November 26, 2002 |
RealNetworks issues a patch for potentially serious security flaws in its flagship RealOne media player.
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Homeland Defense IT Spending Expected to Spike

November 22, 2002 |
Studies point to increased federal IT spending in 2003 as a result of the new department.
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    Sept. 11 Lessons: Better Prepare For Direct Attacks

    November 21, 2002 |
    While the Internet proved itself resilient and an important communications resource on Sept. 11, a new report warns that ISPs and companies need to further prepare themselves to handle future emergencies.
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    Microsoft Fixes 'Critical' Flaw in MDAC

    November 20, 2002 |
    In rare strong language, Microsoft warns that the MDAC buffer overrun flaw 'is very serious' and urged the immediate application of patches.
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    Wireless LAN Security Assessments Steps

    November 20, 2002 |
    Ensure your wireless LAN complies with the latest security mechanisms. Learn the steps necessary for conducting a wireless LAN security assessment.
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    ISPs Downplay Privacy Concerns of Court Ruling

    November 19, 2002 |
    A secret federal court has granted law enforcement expanded surveillance authority but a leading Internet trade group says don't sound the alarms just yet.
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    Microsoft to Limit 'Critical' Security Warnings

    November 19, 2002 |
    The software giant will change the way vulnerability warnings are issued, particularly for non-technical end-users and cut down on the use of 'critical' bulletins.
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    Enterprise IM Spurs Privacy Concerns

    November 18, 2002 |
    The growing interest in enterprise-level instant messaging systems means good things for vendors -- but also has serious ramifications for workplace privacy.
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    Deadline Nears for White House IT Security Plan

    November 18, 2002 |
    After two months of town hall meetings, White House's draft National Strategy for Securing Cyber Security will soon hit President Bush's desk.
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    Security Threat Correlation: The Next Battlefield

    November 14, 2002 |
    IT security professionals are figuring out the next battlefield against the bad guys: threat correlation. Akin to placing sentries on your network battlements, threat correlation solutions monitor sensor data and then identify important threats from across your global network.
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    Apache Flaws Being Exploited

    November 14, 2002 |
    Several security holes in the Apache source are being actively exploited on the Internet; IT managers should upgrade to version 1.3.27 or 2.0.43 or higher.
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    Feds Want to Extradite British Hacker

    November 13, 2002 |
    U.S. authorities are seeking trials in both Virginia and New Jersey for unemployed computer administrator who allegedly broke into nearly 100 military networks.
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    Serious BIND Server Flaws Detected

    November 12, 2002 |
    Exploitation of the vulnerabilities could lead to compromise and DoS attacks against vulnerable DNS servers.
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    U.S. Indicts British Hacker

    November 12, 2002 |
    Computer administrator accused of $1M in damages after hacking into military and NASA networks.
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    The Guts of WLAN Security Policy

    November 12, 2002 |
    Because of the use of radio waves, a wireless LAN will not be secure unless you take special precautions. Follow these recommendations when defining the wireless LAN security policy for your company.
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    SAML Just The Start For Web Services Security

    November 11, 2002 |
    While the recent ratification of the Security Assertion Markup Language v1.0 as a standard is an important step, the remainder of the Web services security chain remains rather tangled.
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    Reinvigorated GOP Eyes National Security Network

    November 06, 2002 |
    White House's CIO of Office of Homeland Security calls for national network of federal, state and local governments within 2-3 years.
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    Six Mozilla Security Bugs Posted

    November 06, 2002 |
    Pre-version 1.0 rollouts of the alternative browser project contain about a half-dozen vulnerabilities, some potentially dangerous.
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    OASIS Ratifies SAML 1.0

    November 06, 2002 |
    The standards organization pushes forward a key security specification for Web services as a standard.
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    As the Bridex Worm Turns

    November 05, 2002 |
    The Bridex e-mail worm targets a known vulnerability in Microsoft Windows: it's capable of spreading a variant of the active Funlove virus.
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